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Tom Burke of "Ours" (2 Vol. Set)

By: Lever, Charles

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited:

Edition: First (No. 32 of 500 copies)

Seller ID: 010203

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards, with paper spine labels. Limited edition. One of the sought-after military novels of this author. First written in 1844, it is the story of an Irishman who seeks glory serving under the colours of France. On graduating from a military academy, he enters the ranks of the 8th Hussars. By accident he becomes involved in political intrigue, which with further military action occupies the balance of his active life. He resigns briefly, then returns... View more info

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The Lover, and Other Papers of Steele and Addison

By: Lewin, Walter (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Walter Scott: 1887

Seller ID: 001399

Condition: Good


Original black cloth with spine label only on boards. Hinges cracked but holding, corners bumped, previous owner's name. Camelot Series edited by Ernest Rhys. Thought-provoking essays by the best. Unfinished edges. 360 pp. View more info

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Longfellow's Prose Works; Hyperion, Kavanagh, and The Trouveres

By: Longfellow, H.W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Walter Scott: 1887

Seller ID: 004823

Condition: Good


Original red cloth on boards. The Camelot Series. Introduction by William Tirebuck, a newspaper editor and close friend of Hall Caine. Hyperion is a romantic novel published in 1839, criticized by Poe. Kavanagh is an 1849 novel which argues for a national literature for America. The Trouveres were folk singers of northern France in the 12th and 13th Centuries, the subject of this short essay. 334 pp. Stain to cover and light foxing to endpapers. View more info

The Works, Vol. IV (The Parisians. What Will He Do With It?)

By: Lytton, Edward Bulwer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Peter Fenelon Collier:

Seller ID: 012600

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Black cloth on boards. Lettered in gilt, cover and spine. Previous owner's name stamp. Perfect for the collector of this large quarto series. The only date reference is to 1872 following the introductory chapter of The Parisians, which has 332 pp. Total pages are 764 for both titles. Very heavy book will need extra postage. No writing or damage ! View more info

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Biographical, Critical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poetical Works

By: Macaulay, Lord

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Grand Colosseum Warehouse Co.:

Seller ID: 008903

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original purple cloth on beveled boards. Fading to cover edge. Front hinge glued, rear hinge cracked. Small type tightly distributed. Previous owner's name. 570 pp. View more info

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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

By: MacKay, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge: 1895

Seller ID: 000436

Condition: Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Gilt lettering cover and spine. No DJ. Minor spine end wear. Binding a little shaky, but holding together. Rear hinge cracked. A selection from the works of the most famous writers who have flourished in Great Britain and America, arranged in chronological order, and classified according to subject. 534 pp. plus ads. View more info

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The Days of Auld Lang Syne

By: Maclaren, Ian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Fleming H. Revell: 1895

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008609

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Another by the tremendously popular author of Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush. Text in heavy dialect. Cocked. Cover soil. 366 pp. View more info

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Our Neighbours

By: Maclaren, Ian ( Dr. John Watson)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Copp, Clark Company, Limited: 1903

Seller ID: 008411

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. First 38 leaves show bug damage on extreme lower corner tip. Essays and anecdotes with heavy Scottish flavour. 341 pp. View more info

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Good Words

By: MacLeod, Donald (Ed.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Isbister and Company: 1889

Seller ID: 006211

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark green cloth on beveled boards. Previous owner's name. A gathering of interesting stories, reports, poems, and hundreds of b/w drawings, several full-page on machined paper, by various artists. All edges gilt. A marvelous substitution for, and improvement over, television ! 860 pp. This heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Headwaters of Canadian Literature

By: MacMechan, Archibald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1924

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009101

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. The author taught 40 years at Dalhousie University, and was largely responsible for increasing the popularity of Herman Melville as a result of his essay on Moby Dick, which he called "the best sea story ever written." - internet. Although he died in 1933, there might be something to gain by applying some of his comments to modern Canadian literature. Nearly every name in the book is underlined in pencil. Previous owner's name.... View more info

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The Fortune of Christina M'Nab

By: Macnaughtan, S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons:

Seller ID: 002764

Condition: Very Good


Bright red cloth with blindstamped crest on boards. Gilt spine lettering. A Scottish girl invades London social circles after inheriting a fortune. Dusty top edges. Ca. 1910. No marks or damage. 275 pp. View more info

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The Aesthetic Dimension; Toward a Critique of Marxist Aesthetics

By: Marcuse, Herbert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1978

Seller ID: 011379

ISBN: 0-8070-1518-0

Condition: Very Good


Discussion is focused on 18th and 19th Century literature. 88 pp. with index. View more info

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British Novelists and Their Styles; A Critical Sketch of the History of British Prose Fiction

By: Masson, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Gould and Lincoln: 1859

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006097

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green patterned cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and date (1873). First free endpaper missing. Novel as Literature, Early British Prose Fiction, British Novelists of 18th C., Scott, British Novelists Since Scott. 312 pp. plus ads. View more info

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Bits and Pieces

By: Masterman, J.C.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1961

Edition: First- First Published in Book Form 1961

Seller ID: 007739

Condition: Near Fine


Original green cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Biography and Autobiography, Crime and DEtection, Articles and Jeux d'Esprit, and Theatre. 192 pp. The author was a broadly-gifted scholar, athlete, intelligence officer, and Oxford Don who was interred by the Germans for most of WWI while still a student.. 192 pp. View more info

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The Fourth Column

By: McAree, J.V.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada, Limited: 1934

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008274

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original grey clolth on boards. A "McAree miscellany" gleaned from his columns in The Mail and Empire newspaper, predecessor of the Globe and Mail. Previous owner's name. 332 pp. View more info

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More Leaves from Lantern Lane

By: McClung, Nellie L.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen Publishers: 1937

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006826

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth on boards. Reprints of original newspaper articles. Spine grubby. Interior clean. 201 pp. View more info

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The Library; A Quarterly Review of Bibliography (Fourth Series, Vol. 15)

By: McKerrow, Ronald B. (Ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Humphrey Milford: 1935

Seller ID: 005770

Condition: Very Good


Original brown paper boards backed in beige cloth. Heavy book will need extra postage. 510 pp. plus ads. A few random selections include The Beginnings of Printing in New Hampshire, Further notes on Romanesque Bindings, and Books Illustrated by Albert Durer. View more info

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The Library; A Quarterly Review of Bibliography ( Fourth Series, Vol. XVI)

By: McKerrow, Ronald B. (Ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Humphrey Milford: 1936

Edition: Fourth Series, Vol. XVI

Seller ID: 005771

Condition: Very Good


Original brown paper boards backed in beige cloth. Random articles include Medieval Parchment-Making, The Printers of the Coverdale Bible (1535), and The Early Nineteenth-Century Drama. Heavy book will need extra postage. 475 pp. plus ads. Some uncut edges. View more info

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Lalla Rookh

By: Moore, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., H.M. Caldwell Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 003651

Condition: Good Plus


Original grey paper boards heavily decorated in gilt, with pictorial pastedown of fisherman. A beautiful but rather fragile Caldwell binding showing some edge wear to covers and gutter strain inside. This romantic novel is thought to have had a decided influence upon Ralph Waldo Emerson whose father apparently had a topical interest in India. No writing. 327 pp., including Notes. View more info

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The Paris Sketch Book

By: Mr. Titmarsh(William Makepeace Thackeray)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons: 1888

Edition: Routledge's Pocket Library

Seller ID: 001020

Condition: Good


Original red half-cloth on brown marbled boards, no DJ. The second monthly volume in Routledge's Pocket Library. Front hinge repaired, and minor corner and spine damage. Small print, but clean and readable. 336 pp. View more info